Eyal Benvenisti

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Eyal Benvenisti, LL.B (Jerusalem) 1984, LLM (Yale) 1988, JSD (Yale) 1990, is Anny and Paul Yanowicz Professor of Human Rights, Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law and Global Visiting Professor of Law, NYU School of Law. He serves on the Editorial Boards of the American Journal of International Law and International Law in Domestic Courts. He serves on the Editorial Boards of the American Journal of International Law and International Law in Domestic Courts and is a membre associé, the Institut de Droit international.

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Will the Asian Vision of International Law become Dominant in 2017?

Editor's Note: This post forms part of a symposium being run by EJIL:Talk! and Opinio Juris in relation to Simon Chesterman's article "Asia's Ambivalence About International Law & Institutions: Past, Present, and Futures", which is available here in draft form, the final version appearing later this month in EJIL. Starting today, the two blogs are publishing a number of posts discussing the article, and we thank…

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Why Should States Be Viewed as “Trustees of Humanity” and What Could Be the Implications?

Eyal Benvenisti, LL.B (Jerusalem) 1984, LLM (Yale) 1988, JSD (Yale) 1990, is Anny and Paul Yanowicz Professor of Human Rights, Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law. To whom are sovereigns accountable? In 1609 King James I offered Parliament his answer. Starting from the premise that the "[e]state of the monarchy is the supremest…

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